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is memorable about this inauguration, it comes on martin luther king's birthday, the holiday we celebrate. he's using martin luther king jr.'s bible. he has got to take off from his great speech, i have a dream, back in 1963. and remember, martin luther king's dream did not only include ending segregation. it included ending needless wars, fighting poverty, and making america a more equal country. barack obama, tell us what your dream is for the second term and once that is over, once you have inspired us, go about the hard work of implementing that dream. it is a dream speech i am looking for. >> angela merkle. but the omens are not good. her coalition has just lost a regional election that was widely viewed as a test of public opinion. >> at first, it looked like the german chancellor's party would win. when the final ballots were counted, it became clear the democrats were on their way out. the results show the coalition of angela merkle's party or one seat behind the opposition. the loss by the christian democrats came about because their supporters tried to vote strategically. usually, c
conservative brothers. martin luther king jr. was under fbi surveillance until the day he died. government can be oppressive, vicious, ugly, violate your rights, generate propaganda. we need that, too. government can be affirmative, if they are helping poor and working people. government can help use its power for elites. when they come together with no accountability whatsoever, not just politically, but economically. let me say this. martin luther king jr. today could be taken to jail without due process or judicial process under the national defense authorization act because he had a connection with a freedom fighter, nelson mandela. he just got off the terrorist list in 2008. he had a relation to a terrorist. under the present administration, and you can take americans to jail without due process. the black freedom movement has always been suspicious of it. we have black prisoners in their precisely because they were willing to tell the truth that was a threat and we do not talk about them. that is why the culture of fear is not just violence. people are afraid. they are afraid to lose the
's not just inauguration weekend, it is also the martin luther king holiday weekend. to mark that, thousands of people are taking part in a national day of service today, including the first family. the obamas helped fix up an elementary school in washington. see video of it right there. after president obama painted some shelves, he thanked vol tors for their service. >> again, we submit that mrs. obama was better at painting than her husband was. she looks much more into it. we are talking about the day of national service on the mall. suzanne malveaux is there where it's all being held. suzanne? >> hey, i'm trying to hear you. we're kind of competing a little bit with they're rallying up the crowd here pop we expect to see a couple of folks here. angela basset who is going to be taking the is taken soon. she is taking the stage right now we understand. we also are going to be hearing from philadelphia mayor nutter who is also going to be talking about the importance of giving back in the community. it's been a lot of passion here. of course, the different organizations that people are sig
, making mentions of past civil rights struggles on that martin luther king day, seneca falls, selma, stonewall and laying out his vision for the future, advancing gay rights, tolerance toward illegal immigrants, social welfare programs and stopping climate change. dan loathian was there watching it all with us. dan, friend and foe alike have been calling this a muscular speech. >> reporter: it really was according to those who got a chance to witness the speech. the president delivering his remarks in a much more different climate than he faced four years ago when you had two wars, there was the economic crisis. this time, the president laid out a progressive agenda for the next four years. and so it began, the second inaugural ceremony of president obama, part campaign speech, part lecture, a confident president obama appeared comfortable in his skin. >> my fellow americans, we're made for this moment and we'll seize it as long as we seize it together. we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal >> our journey is not complete unti
assessment -- martin luther king, jr. [applause] so the president will clearly be in the foreground, but dr. king looms large as the backdrop. now, word comes from the white house that they will use his bible for this historic and iconic celebration, so we will talk tonight about how we honor the legacy of dr. king by focusing more attention on the issue that he gave his life for -- the poor. king once said we have to civilize ourselves by the immediate abolition of poverty. obviously, we are not quite there yet, but we of tonight's conversation will aid us and of that as in trying to make sure that we look out for the least among us. i am pleased tonight to be joined by an all-star panel. i want to introduce them one by one and jumped right into the conversation. i want to start by thanking c- span for carrying this program live around the world tonight. [applause] thank you, c-span. as the conversation gets under way, we will tell you more about what you can do at home or wherever you might be watching tonight to join in the conversation, but for now, let me introduce the novice panel of
. >> ifill: on this day that coincides with the martin luther king, jr., holiday, we get perspective from presidential historians richard norton smith, nn
today with bibles used by two historical icons, abraham lincoln and martin luther king, jr. he will deliver an inaugural address that the white house says will acknowledge the current partisan divide and strike a hopeful tone. >> i think he will touch on the major challenges facing country but in the context of the things that should draw us together. >> reporter: the president and his supports will dance the night away but only at two official inaugural balls compared to the 10 that were held in 2009. in washington, jennifer davis, fox news. >>> there is still plenty ahead here on fox 5 morning news. big crowds are expected to today's inaugural events anden has to get there somehow. we'll check the scene on metro which opens at 4:00 this morning to accommodate all the crowds. we have agot crews all over the city this morning. we'll be right back. -- we've got crews all over the city this morning. we'll be right back [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just servemy mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a lit
on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> welcome back. lance armstrong came clean to oprah perry ed his anticipated interview has came. >> the traffic is shaping up. >> in the next 30 minutes will see widespread forties around the bay area. this is not the big story. everyone is waking up to temperatures a little bit warmer. we are still in the upper 30's. will also sing 50's along the coast. into the afternoon it will be sunny and everyone will be in the '60s. later on tonight it will be a mild evening. we will have a mixture of 40's and '50's. here are the numbers are right now. it is 29 degrees out the door in concord. we do have a wide range of numbers but into the afternoon everyone was see the side temperatures. they will be above seasonal average. >> we are still watching the potential hot spot in san leandro on to 38. this is a northbound direction. there was a repor
inauguration of president obama takes place on monday, january 21st. that will martin luther king, jr. he will be sworn in on the day before, the 20th, as per the constitution. i will host a special cnbc event. it begins at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. that is, monday, martin luther king, jr. day. >> sue? >> ty, shares of lululemon continue to be under pressure on the back of the latest outlook. what is ahead for the yoga appear el maker? courtney is live in miami. courtney? ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. how did i know? well, i didn't really. see, i figured low testosterone would decrease my sex drive... but when i started losing energy and became moody... that's when i had an honest conversation with my doctor. we discussed all the symptoms... then he gave me some blood tests. showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number -- not just me. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% (testosterone gel). the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy
worked with the lbj, today is the anniversary of martin luther king, he said that could not have been done without tremendous effort to reaching out to the other side. here's what he said: >> i think that reflects reality here is which things cannot get done without some republican votes. it is a matter of math; right? you have to have some republican votes. i think the concern with some democrats is that the rhetorical push right now from the white house isn't making that easier. you know -- david: by the way, we're looking at live pictures of the president. i believe he's on pennsylvania avenue; is that right? you would know that. it's the pennsylvania walk after the luncheon; right? >> right, getting close to the white house where the parade stand is. you know -- david: keep those pictures up if you can while gerry is talking. >> they got a fiscal cliff deal done at the end of the year by getting some democrats and republicans in the house voting together. that's going to have to be the model. i think there's going to have some step back from this kind of rhetoric and a move toward
.s. innovation. it's our special martin luther king junior holiday edition. and, there's more to learn about innovation, on the "n.b.r." website. "nbr-u" has research from harvard on competitiveness topics. it explores the tendency for firms to focus on what's worked in the past, rather than on the needs of the future. just head to: www.nbr.com and look for the "nbr-u" tab. >> tom: that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 17. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom, we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> male announcer: suffering with fatigue, weight gain, and joint pain as you age is simply not necessary. >> we now know that our genes do not determine our health. >> announcer: marcelle pick is a practicing ob/gyn nurse practitioner and women's health expert. she is a best-selling author and cofounded the women to women clinic, where her advice transforms her patients' lives every day. >> you actually have the power to change your
's our special martin luther king junior holiday edition. and, there's more to learn about innovation, on the "n.b.r." website. "nbr-u" has research from harvard on competitiveness topics. it explores the tendency for firms to focus on what's worked in the past, rather than on the needs of the future. just head to: www.nbr.com and look for the "nbr-u" tab. >> tom: that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 17. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom, we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
to be martin luther king, the holiday that celebrates his legacy. the senate historian gave a historical perspective. health varioust variou presidents treat the de. >>-- the various ways presidents treat the day. >> the constitution rights of the oath of office. -- rights out the oath of office. -- writes out the oath of office. most presidents say, "so help me god." there was a tradition, a folklore that developed that washington said, "so help me god." we as historians have been looking for any possible resource. we're not sure about this. one of the accounts was given to us by washington irving. he gave his ramparts that washington said, -- rememberance that washington said, "so help me god." most presidents in the 19th century did not repeat the oath of office. they just said, " i do," at the end of the oath. ,tarting about the 1880's presidents began to say, "so help me god." the chief justice who swears the men inevitably says -- them in inevitably says, "so help me god." it has become tradition. tradition is much more important than even constitutional structure in this process.
, it was inauguration day, martin luther king's birthday. there are questions about constitutionality that people who are not constitutional experts are trying to grabble with. so would you be in favor of bringing this to the floor under an open rule tomorrow? >> as a fellow chairman, i'll defer to this chairman. i don't want to tell mr. chairman how to run his committee because a lot of times there are other issues that you just don't know about to take into consideration. >> does -- do you have an opinion on whether this should be an open or closed rule? >> i also will defer to your rules committee to debate afterward. that's why you have this committee. >> i'm not particularly surprised by your answer. but i think it's an important point to make. and the other thing is, you know, -- you know, i'm as frustrated with the united states senate as anybody on this committee. but i think it is a little bit disingenuous to say, lay the entire blame for where we are at the feet of the united states senate. over the last year when speaker boehner and the president were close to an agreement, the speaker wal
of martin luther king day. then we are in the heavy part of earning season for the fourth quarter. reports are expected from johnson & johnson, mcdonald's, verizon, procter & gamble. also coming out in tech, apple, ibm, google and microsoft. tuesday, last month sales of existing homes will be out. on friday we get new home sales reports for the month of december. also, by the way, friday is treasury secretary timothy geithner's last day on the job. jack lew takes over from there. finally, fortune magazine releasing the annual list of 100 best companies to work for. search giant google is tops for the fourth year in a row thanks to the 100,000 hours of free massage, employee wellness centers and seven-acre sports complex. pretty good. rounding out the top five are fas, data an his ticks firm, chg health care, and wegman's food market in new york. they're looking to fill more than 65,000 jobs this year. >>> that will do it for us today. thank you so much for joining me. next week i will be reporting from word economic forum in davos, switzerland. we will take you there. each week keep it rig
. it's also a market holiday in observance of martin luther king day. then we are in the heavy part of earnings season for the fourth quarter. reports are expected from johnson & johnson, mcdonald's, verizon, proctor & gamble. also coming out in tech, apple, ibm, google, and microsoft. tuesday, exisales of existing hs will be out. also by the way, friday is treasury secretary timothy geithner's last day on the job. jack lew takes over from there. >>> finally, "fortune" magazine releasing its annual list of the companies to look for. google was tops thanks to the 100,000 hours of free massage and a seven-acre sports complex. pretty good. rounding out the top five are sas, a data analytics firm, chg health care in salt lake city, the boston consulting group and wegmans food market. 78 of those best companies are looking to fill more than 65,000 jobs this year. that'll do it for us for today. thank you so much for joining me. next week, i'll be reporting from the world economic forum in switzerland where business and political leaders will be gathering to talk global issues. we'll take
of the martin luther king, junior holiday next monday, there will be free admission at all national parks. the free day covers all of the national park services, 398 property the nationwide -- properties nationwide. at yosemite that's a savings of $20 per car. the rangers say winter is a beautiful time to come visit. >>> tributes are pouring in for conrad baine. >> the fact is, i adopted willis and arnold because they are great kids and i love then. >> he was best known for portraying mr. drumand, the father who adopted two african- american brothers. todd bridges says this is one of the most heartwrenching days of his life. the show was a family comedy that tack. ed social issues in its time. >>> "american idol" was in new york for the season 12 and the big apple delivered big voices ♪ when you're down in trouble and you need some love and care ♪ >> all right. 41 people survived the new york auditions and they will go now go -- they will go to hollywood. many others didn't make the cut but still provided a lot of entertainment for the judge the ♪ let me be the one -- >> i don't kno
. it's martin luther king day. it just so happens that it's also president obama's inaugurati inauguration. neverthele nevertheless, i want to take a look at they key levels we're focusing on. we're seeing s&p 500 futures 1479, adding a couple of points -- i guess it's slightly lower taking fair value into account. the levels we're watching are 1500 here, more psychological than anything. as the s&p has been flirting with five-year highs, a lot of people continue to ask about complacen complacency. the nasdaq, the dow jones industrial average are roughly flat this morning and we will look in a second at their performance during president obama's first term and ask whether in some cases the doubles of these can be repeated. the cnbc ftse global 300 gives us a sense of overnight fractionally higher up 0.3%. the nikkei weighing on shares in japan. european markets are up .0 %. the ftse 100 is adding about .1% for its part this morning. we just learned that mortgage lending weakened in december. we get minutes from the bank of england on wednesday. we get gdp figures friday expect
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it above zero today. tomorrow martin luther king day 5 degrees above is 0 that's as warm as you get in minneapolis. factor in the winds to that it will feel colder. 9 degree below in far go. by tuesday they will moderate across portions of the midwest. the colder air will move eastbound affecting us across portions of the corridor. 27 will be the high in boston. 24 in new york city and in dc only 20 degrees for a high by then as we kickoff the workweek. colder air in areas over the great lakes producing lake mekt snow. across places in lake erie. tomorrow harrison it's a big day in dc and temperatures will be quite chilly we could make it to 42 degrees in the afternoon. again that cold air will be moving in. by the evening talking low 30s even a chance for a couple of flurries. >> actually balmy compared to how it has been in years past. >> some of the historical dates that's right. >> still chilly for standing out there. maria molina thank you very much. obama sworn in for his second term today. john roberts conducting the ceremony in the blue room at the white house. to meet the l
archives is hosting four speakers in honor of dr. martin luther king's birthday. all this month, one will join us coming up. >>> plus, the washington, d.c. mayor sets a specific condition for the redskins to play in the city. and it's one that might upset some fans. we'll be back. >>> and a pleasant thursday morning to you. we have nice weather in the next couple days. and a very warm weekend there. morning, you won't need the heavy coat. 30s and 40s right now. and that's the case again by 9:00 with sunshine this morning. 41 here in town with 38 for leesburg. the afternoon features more clouds with temperatures getting back to around the 50- degree mark. >> thank you. >>> they are back in the national can conversation when it comes to football. it's been a lot of fun here in washington. and with the redskins being in the headlines, there's more and more talk about returning the team to the district. >> they have been playing in maryland since 1997. and now bruce johnson reports the mayor wants a name change to be a part of any future relocation discussion. >> reporter: he says there'
at president obama's inauguration and it's martin luther king day. petition has been started to stop gun appreciation day, it has more than 25,000 signatures. joining us from washington larry ward, chairman of gun appreciation day and maria rhodes founder of united for change usa, the group that started the petition. welcome to you both. >> hi, carol. >> why gun appreciation day? >> well, gun appreciation day came about because on the first day of the 113th congress there were nine gun control laws introduced and dianne feinstein according to reports is set to introduce her bill on the 22nd, and we felt like we needed to have a swift, strong response. >> and how does that figure in to preventing tragedies in newtown, this gun appreciation day? >> the second amendment is vital to our freedom and liberty, and the, yeah, adam lanza not only broke 41 laws when he went into the newtown school and killed those innocent children, but he went in with a stolen gun. the gun control laws were there and still the tragedy happened. >> you're not suggesting people like the guys in oregon carry guns op
championed the issues public safety and crime reduction. since the assassinations of dr. martin luther king and robert kennedy, we have pushed as an organization commonsense solutions to reduce the access to guns by those who simply should not have them. we have called for background checks for everyone who purchases a weapon, whether in a store or at a gun show. we have demanded that assault weapons and large capacity magazines designed to serve our military needs, but with no practical use on america's streets or in our neighborhoods the band. .. would move washington to action. once again we were wrong. but then december 14th, 2012, we all witnessed a tragedy in newtown, conn. that even after all of the others, we still cannot imagine. 20 children, ages 6 or 7 shot dead in sandy hook elementary school, six of their teachers and administrators. terrible, and forgivable moment in american history. we cannot get those lives back. we cannot get back the more than 30,000 lives lost each year to gun violence. but we can and we must act to help protect the lives of those in the future. this has
in the 1963 march on washington to prominent historian and editor of martin luther king jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of booktv this weekend monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama and martin luther king jr. >>> this coming sunday president obama will officially be sworn into office in a privateer isny at the white house. live coverage will start at 10:30 eastern time along with your phone calls. and then monday it's the public inaugural ceremonies including the swearing-in at noon eastern, the inaugural luncheon and the afternoon parade along pennsylvania avenue. and throughout the day we will take your phone calls and comments on facebook and twitr. live coverage starts at 7 a.m. ian on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. >>> last week the supreme court heard argument on the issue of whether police officers can force suspected drunk drivers to give a blood sample without first obtaining a warrant. the case, missouri v. mcfoley, pits -- mcneely is in the 4 amendment's ban against unreasonable searches and seizure. >> we'll hear argument first thi
of ghandi and martin luther king, and he's even black, but nobody cares or who who he is. they are on opposite sides of the great divide. he's someone who ought to win the nobel peace prize. give it to the ladies in white. these people who began, they were wives and sisters and daughters and so on of political prisoners caught up in the sowled black spring. a wonderful group. they are beaten and beaten severely for what they do. they hold candle light vigils and the like, and the state just can't stand it and it makes things very difficult for them. let me quote armando, used to be known, still known by some of us as the cuban writing a once famous memoir called "against all hope." a cuban dictatorship were right wing rather than left wing, we would have won nobel peace prizest already. i said in the office about the objection to my colleagues that the left, if i may, so often sets the agenda, determines what we talk about, even if we disagree, people like us, here, disagree. they term what we talk about. there's a man named allen gross, and elliot knows plenty about him,
of ghandi and martin luther king. perfect. he's even black, but no one cares. che gavara is on a free t-shirt and no one knows who oscar basset is. che gavara and basset. he's someone that all too well the nobel peace prize. he could give it to the ladies in white. these people began they were wives and sisters and daughters and so one of political prisoners caught up in the so-called black springs. they are beaten severely for what they do. they hold a candlelight vigils and the like, and the state can't stand it and it makes things very difficult for them. let me quote still known by some of us as a cubin that once wrote a famous important memoir called "against all hope." he said if the dictatorship for right wing instead of left wing we would have won the nobel prize is already. it maybe so. i was saying the every day and the office to the objection of some of my colleagues that the left, if i may come so often sets the agenda. they determine what we talk about even if we disagree, people like us disagree. they determine what we talk about. and there was a man named alan gross and w
could. he's a follower of gandhi and martin luther king. he is just perfect. he is even black but no one cares. no one knows who oscar processes and they stand on opposite sides of the great divide shake a bar and ask her present. he is someone who ought to win the nobel priest price. he could give it to the ladies in white. their wives, sisters and daughters of political prisoners caught up in the so-called black spring. and wonderful group. they were beaten severely for what they did. they hold candlelight vigils and the like and the state just can't stand it. it makes things very difficult for them. marco valladares who is still known by some of us is the cuban solzhenitsyn. he said the cuban dictatorship were right-wing instead of left-wing we would have won to nobel prizes already. a quick point about cuba. i was saying the other day in the office to the objection of some of my colleagues, that the left if i may so often sets the agenda. they determine what we talked about. even if people like us disagree they determine what we talked about. elliott abrams knows plenty about him, he
and freedom, jobs was number one. before martin luther king gave the i have a dream speech in washington, he gave to the a.f.l.c.i.o. in 1961. we don't need two movements. if you would agree to desegregate unions, we would have one movement. they rejected him and rejected that offer. andy young tells a story in the introduction to a book called "the closing door" and he says, you know, after king was assassinated, the johnson administration came with affirmative action and at the time, you may have read if not remembered, the civil rights movement, martin luther king had turned to full employment and poor people's campaigns as a principal demand. and the johnson administration, rather than coming up with full employment came up with affirmative action. you won't see eyes on the prize, black people marching on the street demanding affirmative action. they were demanding full employment and trying to reach out to whites, latinos, native americans, that was the division. when affirmative action happened, we knew it would only help the upper middle class within the black community, a very small
north dakota. so, for today we did make it above zero, tomorrow, martin luther king day, as warm as it's going to get in minneapolis and that's the actual temperature not the wind chill so you factor in the winds to that, and it will feel colder. 9 degrees below zero in fargo and that will moderate across the midwest, but single digits and that colder air is going to move eastbound and impacting us on the i-95 corrid corridor, in d.c., 20 degrees for your high and the colder air moving over the great lakes, lake effect snow up to a foot in possible, lake ontario and erie, and harris, tomorrow, it's a big day in d.c. and temperatures are going to be chilly. we could make it to 42 in the afternoon, but again, that cold air is moving in by the evening we're talking low 30's and even a chance for a couple of flurries. >> harris: actually, compared to the years past. >> some historical dates. >> harris: still chilly for standing out there. maria molina. thank you very much. president obama officially sworn in for the second term today. supreme court justice john roberts conducting the cerem
, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ can see why... police say he tried to rob his former employ >>> well, this criminal earned the nickname bucket head and you can see why here. police say he tried to rob his former employer but he forgot the surveillance cameras were on so he walk in, quickly walk out. then he returned disguised with a bucket on his head. police recognize him from the earlier surveillance video. now he is charged with burglary. >> did he just think the earlier video was going to go away? >> props for that. >> i look that. bucket head. >> so much more creative than bringing your own mask or whatever just make use of what's available. okay. [ laughter ] >> let's go out live right now towards -- we'll go towards the south bay and this is where we sent our photographer this morning near tully and you can see northbound and southbound 101. both moving at the limit t
to a prominent historian and editor martin luther king jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of "book tv" this weekend. on monday. washington journal continues. host: we're back with the house democrat -- with the top democrat on the house ways and means committee, sander levin. you said you're not confident that tax reform will happen in 2013. guest: because so much is happening. the way the republicans are threatening to use the debt ceiling delays everything and it puts the perspective in the wrong place. i think it is a serious mistake for them to even think about that. you were talking earlier about the articles this morning saying how dangerous it is to use the debt ceiling to essentially put the full faith and credit of this country in real jeopardy. so i very concerned about the consequences of doing that or even threatening to do it immediately and, also, it really shifts the focus, instead of it being on the debt ceiling, it should be elsewhere, including tax reform. host: tax reform does not happen in 2013. guest: it may not happen. host: what is the impact of that, what is th
for jobs and freedom, jobs was number one. before martin luther king gave the i have a dream speech in washington, he gave to the a.f.l.c.i.o. in 1961. we don't need two movements. if you would agree t desegregate unions, we would have one movement. they rejected him and rejected that offer. andy young tells a story in the introduction to a book called "the closing door" and he says, you know, after king was assassinated, the johnson administration came with affirmative action and at the time, you may have read if not remembered, the civil rights movement, martin luther king had turned to full employment and poor people's campaigns as a principal demand. and the johnson administration, rather than coming up with full employment came up with affirmative action. you won't see eyes on the prize, black people marching on the street demanding affirmative action. they were demanding full employment and trying to reach out to whites, latinos, native americans, that was the division. when affirmative actn happened, we knew it would only help the upper middle class within the black community
democracies big day. that book features president obama, congress and martin luther king jr., part of a three-day holiday weekend on c-span 2's book tv. >> "washington journal" continues. host: joining us now cheryl olson the co-author of a book "grand theft childhood: the surprising truth about violent video games." thanks for joining us. guest: my pleasure. host: part of the president's proposal on gun violence was to fund a study looking at video games. what do you think of that propose snl guest: i think it's good depending upon how it's done. a lot of studies are out there but hardly any of it was design as an academic journal and we really need more research. host: specifically where? guest: first of all the concern that it might trigger some kids to hurt people or hurt property. we got a lock at the kids who have tried hurt people or property and see if their video game use is somewhat different. there's no studies on juvenile offenders and their media use. also kids with mental health problems and mental health has been related to school shootings, it's unlikely one kid is going to be
of the reverend martin luther king and jesse jackson and the reverend ralf david abernathy etc., etc., etc.. the religious right was provoked into politics. the tradition among many protestants was political quietism. in the supreme court decided that the constitution required that there would be an excursion of religion from the public square in the removal of prayer from schools, deeply offended a great number of americans and then 40 years ago next month with roe v wade, they delivered the final publication that to deliver a great many people into politics for the legitimate political purpose of trying to save as they thought the american culture to read a great many people work themselves up into what i must call a synthetic frenzied about the threat of theocracy. anyone with the slightest in the supreme court ruling on the establishment clause down to the point at which it becomes a matter of major litigation to have a crush on the post office lawn knows that we are so far from any possible menaced of religious orthodoxy in this country to just try to have a prayer at a high school fo
reaction here. u.s. futures did trade yesterday despite the markets being closed to celebrate martin luther king jr. day. they were roughly unchanged, not surprising given there wasn't much volume today. same story, there's a bit of hesitation here. the bank of japan, the big news out moving markets. but actually showing some disappointment relative to what has been priced in and what the bank of japan actually delivered. the cnbc ftse global 3 the 00 is fractionally higher. europe is kind of taking this move on the chin. we're down across the board, anywhere from .5% in paris to .9% for the xetra dax. this index was down 1.25% earlier. as to the discussion we were just having, there's some concern here now the bank of japan is being more aggressive. can it really support those levels? we'll continue to follow that. some top stocks to keep an eye on this morning, we wanted to focus some attention here. it's fractionally lower. this company owns a subsidiary in the u.s. called secureplane which makes chargers for the batteries that are at the center of the boeing 787 dreamliner probe. the uk
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